Civil War Tours

We invite you to join us for our Civil War Tours.  Come learn about the history of your community. Preregistration and payment required for these tours. You can register with Paypal, using the button located below the workshop description.  Mail check payments via US Postal service to, 10111 Iron Bridge Road, Chesterfield, Va 23832 or call Gina Love .  For program details call: Bryan Truzzie, 804-751-4946 or truzzieb@chesterfield.gov

Far right: Bermuda Hundred, Middle: Battery Dantzier, Far left: Point of Rocks.

HISTORIC POINT OF ROCKS TOUR 

JANUARY 25th, Saturday, 2 pm. - 4 pm.         COST $8.00

Discover the unique history surrounding this newly acquired historic site.  Experience Native American history and learn about one of the earliest naval battles in 1862.  Visit Historic Point of Rocks and learn about the Union hospital established here, where Clara Barton served.  Walk the grounds where President Lincoln visited in 1865.  View federal fortifications and learn why this location played a major role in the Bermuda Hundred Campaign.  Wear comfortable shoes.  Tour meets in the parking lot at Maintenance Office. R. Garland Park, 201 Enon Church Road.  Details: Bryan Truzzie, 751-4946

 

 

 

 

 

CIVIL WAR TOURS 

MARCH 7th, Saturday, March 7, 2 - 5 p.m.        COST $8.00

Learn about Civil War sites that were part of a Confederate line of defenses known as the Howlett Line. Constructed in late May 1864, this defensive position prevented Federal troops from launching further operations and kept the Army of the James entrenched on the peninsula.  This tour will include stops at Battery Dantzler, Parker’s Battery, Ware Bottom Church Battlefield, Howlett Line Park and Fort Wead.  Transportation provided. Space is limited. Wear comfortable shoes.
Parks Maintenance Parking Lot, 9201 Public Works Road.  Details: Bryan Truzzie, 751-4946

 

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(804) 796-7121

Address

P.O. Box 40

10111 Iron Bridge Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832, USA

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